Introducing our Committee

Jeff Hindmarsh


Newcastle Celebrant, Hunter Valley Celebrant

Jeff Hindmarsh has been involved in the wedding, entertainment, theatre & event industry for more than 30 years, seeing him in his current role in his business Joined By Jeff Marriage Celebrant, DJ & MC.


Vice President

Kerryn Wollington - Luxury Dry Cleaning

The Managing Director of LDC Luxury Dry Cleaning, we have Australia’s only salon for before and after wedding gown care. Located in the Hunter we provide a premium service from gown set up, dressing bride, to cleaning, preserving and box your precious memory. A member of the committee since 2016 its my pleasure to be a part of such a wonderful team to provide the biggest and the best wedding expos to our region.



Claire Enders Brides to Be

Claire has been an active member of the wedding industry for the past 15 years. As the Owner of Brides To Be, Claire has dressed thousands of Brides in their ultimate outfit. Finding joy in bringing a bride’s vision to life through dressing them in amazing gowns and fabulous accessories. She has been an active exhibitor at Hunter Wedding Expos since 2018, and has joined our committee in 2021 bringing vast experience in event planning and coordination. 



Melissa Wait Couture

Owner of Melissa Waite Couture, located in Lake Macquarie.

I began in the Bridal industry in 2006 after spending 11yrs as a costume maker for  film and theatre in Sydney.

I absolutely love working with Brides to create their dream dress.

Maddie Dyson - Dolface Garage


Committee Member

Passionate about cars and cake! I owner and run, Dollface Garage, where we have a fleet of dreamy, pink Cadillacs for hire. I’m also help run the family business, Sugar Shack Bakery, for those addicted to custom, yummy treats.